Nasarawa 2023: Vote PDP candidates at all levels, Maku tells supporters

November 30, 2022 Mohammed Yangida Lafia 0

The Director-General (DG), Nasarawa state PDP Campaign Council, Mr. Labaran Maku, has urged the party’s supporters to come out in their numbers and vote for all PDP candidates vying for elective positions. Maku made the call during PDP governorship campaign rally Wednesday, in Wamba local government area of the state. The DG who was the former Minister of Information and Read More

2023: Al-Makura assures more quality leadership if…

November 26, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Senator representing Nasarawa south Umaru Al-Makura has assured the people of his congruency of continuous quality and purposeful leadership at the national Assembly, if re-elected 2023. He stated this on Saturday while inaugurating his campaign/advisory council in Lafia. Al-Makura said he has done well as the representative of the people of the zone and solicited for their support and votes Read More

Nasarawa South: NLC backs Al-Makura for second term

November 26, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC) Nasarawa state Comrade, Yusuf Sarki Iya, has endorsed Senator Umari Al-Makura for second term.  Iya said that the union would mobilise support for the re-election of Senetor Umaru Al-Makura to the National Assembly in 2023. Iya stated this during the official inauguration of of Al-Makura senatorial campaign/ Advisory council in Lafia on Saturday. He said Read More

[email protected]: Celebrating the Jagaba of Nasarawa politics

November 14, 2022 Abari Mu'azu 0

Nasarawa state, like many other states in Nigeria, is blessed with prominent political juggernauts and distinguished sons and daughters of repute who have not only written their names in gold in their various fields of endeavour but also made their marks in Nigeria’s socio-economic and political arena. Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, the immediate past workaholic governor of Nasarawa state, is Read More

Tinubu’s campaign train moves to Nasarawa, to dialogue with miners – APC-PCC

November 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in continuation of his strategic engagement with players in key sectors of the economy will on Thursday 10 November in Lafia, Nasarawa State hold a Town Hall meeting with the mining community. In statement released Wednesday in Abuja by the Director, Media & Publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Council, Bayo Onanuga, said Read More

Breaking: Wife of NSCDC’s top officer regains freedom

November 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The kidnapped wife of the Head, Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad (CG’SSIS), DCC Appollos Dandaura, Mrs Dandaura Victoria Apollos, who was taken away forcefully inside her living room has been rescued at about 9.20 pm Friday evening, in Lafia, Nassarawa State. According to a statement signed by the Corps spokesman, Olusola Odumosu, the woman was rescued unhurt after a successful Read More

Again, Nasarawa United lose as EFCC emerge Unity pre-season champions

October 31, 2022 Editorial IV 0

EFCC Football Club of Abuja at the weekend were crowned 2022 Champions of the Unity Preseason Tournament held in Abuja. The tournament ran between October 23 and 29, 2022. The anti graft team defeated the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Nasarawa United 5-4 on penalties in the final. The full time scores stood at 1-1. Masoud Danjuma scored the Read More

2023: Obi launches presidential campaign in Nasarawa

October 29, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

By Mohammed Yangida, Lafia The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, Saturday, launched his campaign in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital ahead of the 2023 general election. He said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed Nigerians, therefore Labour Party has launched a movement to liberate Nigeria from its current fractured state. He said there was need to Read More

Nasarawa lecturer [email protected] student for fighting daughter over boyfriend

October 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A lecturer at the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa, Fred Ayokhai, has been arrested for physically @busing a 20-year-old student of the institution. In a series of viral videos Ayokhai was seen on camera with his children [email protected] and str.pping the lady, identified as Blessing Mathias, naked. Blueprint gathered that Blessing had allegedly [email protected] the lecturer’s daughter, Emmanuella, for trying to Read More

In Nasarawa, Police investigate assault on lady

October 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nasarawa state police command has commenced investigation on a case of the physical abuse of a young lady seen in viral videos being beaten and having her cloth cut with scissors. The videos were posted by a tweep, Agatha Akaahar, who revealed that the incident had escalated from a fight between the victim and her friend over a phone number. Read More

NSF: 277-man contingents to represent Nasarawa in Delta state – Commissioner

October 17, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

  The Nasarawa state government is sending a 277 man-strong contingent to the National Sports Festival (NSF) which will take place in Delta state next month, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development Amb Lucky Isaac Yargwa has disclosed. The contingent is made up of 277 athletes and several officials, including coaches and security agents. The state will features in 14 Read More

2023: PDP writes off APC in Nasarawa

October 8, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state, Mr. Francis Orogu, has said, “only few Nigerians can survive the hazard caused by the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state.” He stated this on Saturday while fielding questions from Journalists in his office in Lafia, the state capital. Orogu said, “APC is completely finished in Nasarawa state due Read More

RMRDC vows to boost local raw materials production

October 4, 2022 Binta Shama Abuja 0

As part of measures towards revamping the nation’s economic fortunes accruable from its non-oil export commodities and introducing a sustainably viable increment in then local capacities for agricultural research for improved agricultural cropping for industrial sustainability, the raw Materials research and development Council (RMRDC) has organized a training seminar for Sesame Farmers at Doma, Nasarawa State. Speaking at a one Read More

Better days ahead, Sule assures Nasarawa residents, natives

October 1, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has assured the people of the state of better days ahead. He gave the assurance at the celebration of the Nation’s 62nd Independence and Nasarawa state 26th Anniversary in Lafia, the state capital. “Let me reassure the good people of Nasarawa state that the oath I have taken to serve the people diligently, prudently, transparently Read More

Nasarawa: Coalition lauds security agencies on achievements

September 21, 2022 Mohammed Yangida Lafia 0

The Coalition for the Development of Nasarawa (CDN) has applauded the effort of security chiefs in tackling insecurity and oil theft in the country. A statement issued in Lafia, Tuesday, by the chairman planning committee of the group, Hon. Namo Maga Akpomoshi, stated that the level of civil unrest has been reduced to the barest minimum in recent times. He Read More

Dangote Sugar strengthens CSR schemes in Adamawa, Nasarawa

September 21, 2022 David Agba 0

The Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc (DSR) has scaled up its social intervention programmes around host communities in Adamawa and Nasarawa states where its Backward Integration projects are located. The Group is investing hugely in raw sugar production as part of the Federal Government Sugar Master Plan. This is coming on the back of $500m that has so far been injected Read More

Nasarawa: Sule’s roads to everywhere

September 6, 2022 Mohammed Adama Loko 0

In about three weeks from now, the curtains will be raised for campaigns ahead of the 2023 general elections.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed September 28 for the commencement of campaigns by political office seekers that made it through the primaries of various political parties in the race. In Nasarawa State, it will be a moment of stocktaking Read More

[Breaking] ASUU strike: Nasarawa university set to resume

September 1, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Nasarawa state governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has said that Nasarawa state university Keffi (NSUK) is set to pull out from the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) after the state government agreed to shoulder the responsibility for the payment of salaries of the staff of the university. Breifing members of the state executive council, at the Read More

FG commissions waste management facility in Lafia

August 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

The federal government has commissioned the integrated solid waste management facility in Lafia, Nasarawa state. The project, undertaken through the Ecological Project Office (EPO) is one of the 18 ecological intervention schemes approved and awarded by the EPO. It is expected to check improper management of waste and ensure environmental protection in the communities, which it will serve. President Muhammadu Read More

Agribusiness: Firm partners Jordanian company to launch digitised food traceability system 

August 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A Nigerian firm, Digital Development Hub (DDHub), has entered into tripartite partnership with Decapolis, a Jordanian company which specialises on digital agriculture as well as the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to start digitised food traceability system in Nigeria.  A statement released Monday in Abuja by the Chief Executive Officer of DDHub Nigeria, AbdulGaniyu Rufai Yakub, said Read More

Convention: Gov Sule returns N20m to APC 

August 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Nasarawa state governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, Friday submitted the report of the Media and Publicity subcommittee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) 2022 Presidential Convention, returning N20 million to the party’s coffers. Presenting an executive summary of the report to the Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, Sule said his subcommittee was given N140 million Read More

Kidnapped Nasarawa commissioner regains freedom

August 19, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Yakubu Lawal, has regained freedom after five days in captivity. Lawal was kidnapped by gunmen who stormed his residence in Nasarawa Eggon local government area Monday night. Confirming his release Friday, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Ramhan Nansel, said the commissioner was released due to sustained pressure from officers of Read More